Paradigalla brevicauda in tree
Short-tailed Paradigalla, Paradigalla brevicauda
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Clade: Inopinaves
Order: Passeriformes
Suborder: Passeri
Infraorder: Corvida
Superfamily: Corvoidea
Family: Paradisaeidae
Subfamily: Paradisaeinae
Genus: Paradigalla
Lesson, 1835

Paradigalla is a genus that consists of two species of birds-of-paradise. Both are medium sized black birds with blue and yellow facial wattles.

The name of the genus is derived from two words, the Paradisaea and Gallus, the junglefowl of pheasant family. The two paradigallas and the four junglefowls exhibits facial wattles.



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